Accomplishments: Division of Student Affairs
June 29, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Devin Williams of UNR, Lisa Gilbert of CSN, and Vincent Nava of Nevada State served as panelists for a program hosted by the Nevada treasurer's office focusing on financial literacy, education, and assistance resources when preparing to pursue post-secondary education. The program, "College at your Fingertips," was moderated by Abraham Gomez of the treasurer's office.
June 26, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Nathan Nguyen of Western Michigan University, Vanessa Gonzalez-Siegel of Columbia University, and Mycall Akeem Riley of DePaul University prestented "Intersectional Interventions: Supporting Queer and Trans Students of Color" for Connection 2020: An NCORE Experience.
June 22, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), along with Diane Pollard of Rainbow Dreams Educational Foundation, and Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear, participated in an episode of KNPR's program, State of Nevada. The title of the episode is "Las Vegas Black Community Hopes Juneteenth Becomes National Holiday."
June 5, 2020
Keith McMath (Student Union and Event Services) has been elected as the Region I director for the Association of College Unions International. He will be working with member institutions from Nevada, California, Hawaii, Arizona, and New Mexico to further the efforts of college unions through education and outreach. College unions serve as a bridge between the academic, social, and co-curricular needs for university campuses — serving in a variety of capacities and aiding in retention efforts...
May 18, 2020
While we can't be together for the annual Campus Life Top Tier Awards this year, please join us in recognizing this year's nominees and winners. These awards span the different values of the Campus Life cluster including social justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact, assessment, and recognition. "Biggest Fan"/Excellence in Recognition — The Student Diversity & Social Justice Latinx Team of Alex Romero, Nicole Servellon...
May 15, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Lauren Murphy of George Washington University, and Illyssa Madrid-Dykman of the Pacific Council on International Policy served as panelists and presented on the topic of Job Fit and Career Transitions for the Career Wellness Wednesdays initiative hosted by the University of San Francisco (USF). The discussion was moderated by William Hsu of USF.
April 30, 2020
Judd Harbin (Student Affairs Strategic Planning and Assessment) was a panelist on "Student Affairs Assessment: Priorities and Focus During COVID-19." The webinar, which took place earlier this month, was sponsored by Campus Labs. Panelists included current members of the board of directors for Student Affairs Assessment Leaders: Judd Harbin, past chair of the board Joe Levy of National Louis University Ciji Ann Heiser of Western Michigan University Daniel Doer of the University of Connecticut...
April 21, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Brianna Miloz (Arizona State University) published an article in the latest publication of the NASPA Multiracial Knowledge Community E-Book. Their article is titled "Defining Blackness through Lived Experiences."
March 23, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) and Marissa Weiss of Rhode Island College published the inaugural publication representing the Off-Campus and Commuter Student Services Knowledge Community in The Annual Knowledge Community Publication published by NASPA-Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education. Their publication is titled "Evaluating Inconsistent Definitions of the Commuter and Off-Campus Student Populations."
March 12, 2020
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice), Sonja Ardoin of Appalachian State University, Nik Mabry of Volunteer State Community College, and Gabe Marenco-Garcia of the University of Pennsylvania presented at the 96th annual American College Personnel Association Convention hosted in Nashville, Tennessee. Their session was titled "Trailblazers: How #FirstGen Graduates Strategically Shape Their #SAPro Careers." This session also was co-sponsored by the Graduate Students and New...
March 9, 2020
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented multiple times at ACPA: The College Student Educators International Conference. The presentations were: Rethinking Student Affairs Practice and Research Using Queer/Trans Frameworks with Antonio Duran, Auburn University and Alex C. Lange, University of Iowa The State of LGBTQ Higher Education Research: Implications for Professionals with Alex C. Lange, University of Iowa and Antonio Duran, Auburn University The Intersectionality...
March 9, 2020
Kevin Wright and Alex Romero (both Student Diversity & Social Justice) presented at the 96th annual American College Personnel Association Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. Their presentation was titled "Reframing Masculinity among LatinX Students in Higher Education." This workshop was co-sponsored by the Latin@/x Network and the Coalition on Men and Masculinities.